Origin of ae
or AE, A.E.
Origin of ae.
Examples from the Web for ae
Contemporary Examples of ae
AE thing is one thing, the word's oldish and Scottish; AG means agriculture, the word's academic and oddish.National Scrabble Day: A Poem So You’ll Know All 101 Two-Letter Words
April 13, 2013
The two-part TV-movie, starring Pierce Brosnan, premiered on AE last year.Remedial Reader: The Essential Stephen King Back List
April 25, 2012
Historical Examples of ae
A man's for a heap o' eeses, but that ae eese covers them a'.
"Jist answer me ae queston, Isy, and I'll speir nae mair," said Marion.
The forgiein and the forgettin 'ill be ae deed—by the twa o' 's at ance!
"I want ye to promise me ae thing afore we pairt," said Geordie.
I had ae fine customer, the bailie; he had eleven o' a family.
Word Origin for ae
the internet domain name for
Word Origin for ae.
see æ. As a word, it can represent Old English æ "law," especially law of nature or God's law; hence "legal custom, marriage."
masc. proper name, from Old French rous-el, diminutive of rous "red," used as a personal name. See russet.
symbol ultimately from Latin and used by scribes writing Old English for a vowel sound between "a" and "e;" generally replaced by -a- after the Conquest. The Latin symbol represented Greek -ai-, and when Latinate words flooded into English in the 16c., it reappeared with them, but only as an etymological device, and it was pronounced simply "e" and eventually reduced to that letter in writing (e.g. eon) in most cases except proper names: Cæsar, Æneas, Æsculapius, Æsop.